Biomateriomics - from Atoms to Structures Webinar

Overview: What if we could design materials that integrate powerful concepts of living organisms – self-organization, the ability to self-heal, and an amazing flexibility to create astounding material properties from abundant and inexpensive raw materials? This webinar will present a comprehensive review of bottom-up design of materials for various purposes – as structural materials such as bone in our body or lightweight composites, for electronic applications as thin metal films, and ...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Beyond Micro Device Engineering: Nanotechnology


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Basic Gas Turbine Engine Technology

This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience, and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course once you begin. Today the gas turbine engine is a widely used source of propulsive thrust and mechanical power in both aircraft and industrial applications. Typically, the gas turbine is an internal combustion rotary engine, and he most widely known example is the jet aircraft engine. This type of engine burns a lean mixture of fuel with compressed air. T...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Bases and Application of External Pressure and Compressive Stress Mechanical Design Rules in Section VIII & Code Case 2286 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

Save up to 20% when you take this course with other MasterClasses offered at the same event. To receive the combo discount, please contact John Yelavich at +1.973.244.2213 or via email. To learn more about the MasterClasses being offered and for venue information, please click HERE. To download the course brochure, please click HERE. This one-day MasterClass provides the history and bases for the compressive stress related procedures and rules for the mechanical design of pressure vess...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

B46.1 Webinar on the Filtering of Surface Profiles

Synopsis: On April 12, 2012, ASME presents a free webinar on the filtering of surface profiles. Filtering is one of the most important topics when it comes to specifying and controlling surface attributes such as roughness, waviness, and form error. This webinar provides a basic understanding of what filtering is and how it is used to separate these regimes. The material is presented in a case-study based approach -- focusing more on the proper selection and application filters rather th...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

B46.1 Webinar on Functional Standards Collection

Synopsis: On May 8, 2012, ASME presents a no-cost, no-obligation webinar on the Functional Standards collection which is a new, non-mandatory Appendix J recently included into ASME’s widely applied B46.1-2009 Standard on Surface Texture (Surface Roughness, Waviness and Lay). The applications of surface texture measurement & specification are numerous and growing in various industries from conventionally machined mechanical components to electrical & electronic devices, and even into bio-...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

B46.1 Coherence Scanning Interferometry Part 2: Quantification of Errors

This tutorial will go into the basic error sources involved in an areal topography measurement and address the three categories – Z, X/Y and part based errors. CSI systems are also utilized for dimensional measurements for some applications. This necessitates the evaluation of lateral calibration procedures and other XY error sources. The tutorial will cover the sequence of tests that could be performed to quantify these errors in a typical high volume industrial setting, utilizing standardi...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

B31.3 Process Piping Materials, Fabrication, Examination & Testing

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME/SAM Leadership Training Seminars Tapes: Six Tapes Each Comes with a Pamphlet (VHS Video)

DESIGNED FOR SELF-STUDY, THE SIX TAPES COVER INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP, DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE, PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS, TIME MANAGEMENT, SELF ASSESSMENT, AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION. THE SERIES IS PRODUCED BY THE ASME AND THE SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MANAGEMENT. IT IS CREATED BY TC SCOTT OF THE UNIV OF VIRGINIA.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME/ANS RA-S Standard for Level 1/Large Early Release Frequency PRA for NPP Applications

This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course once you begin. This course provides an introduction to the ASME/ANS PRA Standard for Level 1/Large Early Release Frequency Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) for Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Applications. This Standard sets forth requirements for probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs) used to support risk-informed decisions for commercial nuclear power plants, ...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME Standards & Certification

This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course once you begin. The course provides an introduction to ASME, its Standards and Certification process. Topics include why we have standards, the process for creating them, and who is responsible for maintaining them. The course also outlines ASME’s role in developing and maintaining Standards as well as how ASME certifies organizations in the application of t...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME Section VIII Division 1 Design and Fabrication for Pressure Vessels

Pending
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ASME Section IX Welding and Brazing

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME Level 1 Plant Inspector

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME Joint Rail Conference March 23-26, 2015 San J

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Certification Process

This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course once you begin. The Code Certification Mark Stamp is part of the ASME Conformity Assessment program. This course will provide the information you need to know to receive a Code Certification Mark Stamp for use on Non-Nuclear Boilers and Pressure Vessels. The course covers ASME Conformity Assessment, the process for ASME Certification, and the requirements for...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME B31Q Pipeline Personnel Qualification

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME B 31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME B 31.3 Process Piping

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME B 31.1 Power Piping Design and Fabrication

Pending
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

African American Engineers and Inventors Posters

A poster series highlighting the achievements of African American engineers and inventors. Created by Ellis Cooper, a former student member at Fairfield University's BEI School of Engineering in Fairfield, Connecticut, the poster series contains ten posters, measuring 14-by-18 inches, each displaying a picture of an African American engineer or inventor and information about their work. Among those highlighted are: Elijah McCoy, inventor of the lubrication cup; mathematician Benjamin Banne...
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Leading as an Engineering Responsibility

There is a lot of talk these days about leadership and excellence. What does leadership mean to you? Do you believe that only executives can be leaders? Why should you be concerned about leadership yourself? Why is it important for engineers and scientists to step up to leadership? Do you add value to your organization? How can you have more influence in your organization and have more fulfillment in your professional and personal and life? If these issues are of interest to you, you will w...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Leadership: What Matters Most

Providing effective leadership can be a daunting challenge. So there’s value in getting back to the basics of how leaders increase their impact. In this webinar, we’ll concentrate on three issues: people, attention, time. Not the list you expected? Join our webinar to learn why these issues matter most. 1 PDH Speaker: Mel Lester This course is available for free to NSPE members. Please log in, if you're not already, then complete the check-out process. You will not be charged.
National Society of Professional Engineers

Key Federal Contracting Laws That Everyone Must Know

Whether you are a small or large contrator, it is crucial to understand and comply with federal contracting laws. This session will provide a brief overview of key federal contracting laws to be aware of in pursuing solicitations and performing your project work. 1 PDH
National Society of Professional Engineers

Key Concepts in Engineering Ethics: Preserving Confidentiality, Receiving and Providing Gifts and Other Valuable Consideration and Emerging Areas

This 60 minute webinar will focus on engineering ethics cases involving the confidentiality of an engineering report, removing company files at the conclusion of employment, gifts to state department of transportation employees and political contributions as part of a fundraising event. This webinar is approved for NY State credit by PIE, Inc. November 18, 2014, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. (E.S.T.) Presenter: Arthur Schwartz Login information will be e-mailed within two business days of...
National Society of Professional Engineers

IT Solutions for AEC Professionals

This presentation will review how information technology can be used to help firms (with a particular emphasis on construction firms) track and obtain work, measure and improve productivity and ensure that timely payments are actively managed. In the past decade there have been significant advances in how information technology can improve the workings of an organization – however many organizations do not plan the adoption and use of technology (along with the requisite training) well. This...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Winning QBS Strategies for Powerful Project Interviews, Q&A Sessions, and Owner Debriefings

Learn the three ways selection panels receive information and the "7 Cs" you must demonstrate for effective project interviews and Q&As. Learn strategies to improve your performance during the prepared project interview as well as during Q&A sessions. Learn 17 Dos and Don'ts to make the debriefing process more informational and ultimately more useful for the team. 1 PDH. Speakers: Lori Stanley and Hilari Weinstein
National Society of Professional Engineers

What Happens When Green Becomes Code: Do Buildings Get Better or Do Lawyers Get Richer?

The inevitable is about to happen and most people don't even know it is coming—green buildings are going to become, by codification, the law of the land. For some firms, this will just mean business as usual. For other firms, this change will be cataclysmic. ASHRAE produces standards that are adopted by most model building codes, and the ASHRAE Draft Standard 189.1P is the new "Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings." This new ...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Today's Three Greatest Risks in Green Design and Construction

With the recent changes and adoptions in building codes and green ratings systems, designers, contractors, and owners are now more than ever facing real challenges when taking on green building. Long-term proof of measured building performance could mean that if your building does not meet and stay on target for green performance you could lose your status. Codes have now been adopted and deployed throughout the design and construction community, and we are just beginning to understand some of...
National Society of Professional Engineers

The Pros & Cons of Using Consultants

Many engineering firms and public agencies find it difficult maintaining the right mix of engineering capability and capacity for every situation. The reason is simple: reduced budgets, limited staff, and an infrequent need for certain specialties. To remedy this, most firms and public agencies rely on consultants to provide manning assistance, advisory services, and niche skills. Before making the decision to use consultants, a clear assessment of the pros and cons is necessary. During thi...
National Society of Professional Engineers

The Legal Realities of Project Scheduling

Design professionals serve an integral role in project scheduling, delay analysis, and payment requisitions. The design professional’s impact is felt early on in the creation of the design documents up to and through construction administration. We will address design professionals’ roles and responsibilities in project scheduling, establish mechanisms for avoiding and addressing contractor delay claims, and discuss evaluation of payment requisitions in the context of the project schedule ...
National Society of Professional Engineers

The Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Engineers

Holding a PE usually includes engineering firm responsibilities like cash flow and budgeting. In this webinar presented by Ian Rusk, we discuss the fundamentals of accounting, financial statements, fiscal performance, and future planning in terms familiar to engineers. This webinar is especially useful for PEs aspiring to management at their firm. The following areas will be covered: Fundamental aspects of accounting; cash vs. accrual accounting Basics of reading and interpreting financ...
National Society of Professional Engineers

The Ethics of Gifts: Drawing the Line (1.0 PDH)

The moderator and three panel members discuss the relevance of the NSPE Code of Ethics to cases reviewed by the NSPE Board of Ethical Review. The objective of the seminar is to reinforce the importance of ethical behavior and practice to the profession of engineering and especially to the credibility of the professional engineer. Moderator: Arthur E. Schwartz Panel: Marco Rajkovich, Jr., PE, PLS, William Lawson, Ph.D., PE
National Society of Professional Engineers

Team Building Skills for Engineers

This Webinar on Team Building Skills for Engineers will provide you practical answers to these questions: What are 2 key differences between a work group and a true team? What are 5 types of collaboration performed on a team? What are 2 primary measures of a team’s effectiveness? What are 10 characteristics of a high-performing team? What are 4 predictable stages of team development? What are 10 proven strategies to strengthen your team’s effectiveness? What are 5 team derailers t...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Strategic Planning

This presentation will review the steps a company should follow in creating a strategic plan. Identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT analysis) to drive the strategic plan will be emphasized. Various company behavior strategies will be reviewed, comparing the company’s competitive stance to the market conditions. Suggestions for identifying strategic measures, communicating the strategic plan to employees, and measuring progress will all be a focus of this presen...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Solving the Risks in Green Design and Construction

The great irony of building green is that the very concepts that are intended to enhance a building's performance over its lifetime are many of the same things that also make it highly susceptible to catastrophic moisture and mold problems during the first few years of operation. This presentation will identify the specific reasons that green buildings are at increased risk for failures and what contractors and developers/owners must do to avoid problems; in short, what practices are being ...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Retool Your Resume

In this Webinar, Erin Kennedy, a certified professional resume writer, will cover resume development including: Purpose of a resume; Types of resumes; How to write a resume; Strategy and focus; Establishing who your audience is; Preparation; Type of data to gather—what is relevant and what is not; How to begin writing; and The experience, career summary, and more. She will also touch on cover letters. 1 PDH Speaker: Erin Kennedy See a complete listing of Web seminars.
National Society of Professional Engineers

Requirements for Your Next Green Project: Successfully Building Green in a Poor Economy

This engaging and timely Webinar will cover five areas of concern to help reduce risks on these innovative, lean-budget, and high-performance buildings: Taking on liability for the emerging long-term building requirements that many green rating systems are beginning to implement; Identifying LEED® credits in your project that may add minimal value but may dramatically increase risk, as well as recognizing how your building’s complexity has increased because of green construction; Using...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Qualifications Based Selection: Under Attack

Ever wondered what QBS was really all about? Our panel of experts will explain Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) without the jargon, discuss its value to you and your clients, and tell you about how QBS is being threatened right now by legislative and regulatory actions at the state and federal levels, and how you can help. 1 PDH
National Society of Professional Engineers

Project Scheduling and Schedule Compression

In this follow-up to the Technical Project Management or TPM discussion, Jeffrey S. Russell and Wayne P. Pferdehirt discuss the tools and processes you can use to improve project planning and efficiency. Also on tap are some tips to help you compress a project’s schedule and design better processes from the beginning of a project. Speakers: Jeffrey S. Russell and Wayne P. Pferdehirt
National Society of Professional Engineers

Project Management: How to Do it Right

Project management is a complex subject with a growing interest on how to do it right. Project management consists of principles, strategies, and tools applied to a wide range of engineering projects. In the broadest sense, project management addresses techniques for planning, scheduling, allocating resources, and tracking projects. It also addresses the interface between projects and organizations. All of these concepts are presented in a framework that is built upon sound technical leadershi...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Project Management and Ethics

Dr. Yarmus identifies many of the ethical conflicts in the field of project management and focuses on construction management as a specialty of the art and science of project management. He differentiates the role of each discipline and narrows in on tools and principles that have become the core competencies of construction managers. These are further developed as ethical design considerations and constraints, defined in monitoring, risk evaluation, scoping, and the resolution of conflicts. H...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Project Launch, Audit, and Closure

Technical Project Management, or TPM, can help you better plan and execute your systemic projects and improve efficiency. This webinar will focus on helping you better understand how to initiate a project, applying and analyzing strategies and methods needed to effectively audit a project, and applying methods for effective closure of a project. Speakers: Jeffrey S. Russell and Wayne P. Pferdehirt
National Society of Professional Engineers

Professional Liability Risk Management Toolbox

The Risk Management Toolbox provides details on specific tools that can be used to manage professional liability risk, their importance in managing risk and how best to integrate them into the firm. This course can also be called The 9 Cs of professional liability risk management: communication, contract, compensation, coordination, control, contingency, consistency, change, and coverage. 1 PDH Presented by: Barbara Sable and Justin Klein This course is available for free to NSPE members...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Primer of Engineering Philosophical Ethics

Want to know more about approaches for making ethical decisions? In this primer of philosophical ethics, you will learn how character-based, outcome-based, and principle-based theories can help you make a decision when faced with an ethical question. Carlos Bertha will also discuss the difficulties involved in thinking about ethics as a choice between a universal, one-size-fits-all approach on the one hand and an anything-goes, no-wrong-answers approach on the other. He will address how to res...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Pending and Current Legislation, Rules, and Programs that will Change How We Manage Storm Water

This program will give an overview of Federal Programs, Proposed EPA regulations, and Design Guidance and Rating Systems that will change the way we manage storm water. The program will look at examples of Green and LID methods and discuss some options for obtaining the same results using familiar technologies. 1 PDH.
National Society of Professional Engineers

NSPE Engineering Body of Knowledge

NSPE is in the beginning stages of defining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for practice as a professional engineer. Learn more about this NSPE Engineering Body of Knowledge project.
National Society of Professional Engineers

Negotiating For Success

You negotiate all the time with your managers, suppliers, contractors, and coworkers. Negotiations never go away, and often the difference between a profitable, smooth-running venture and a costly disaster is a confident, skilled, and well-prepared negotiator. You will learn to reduce potential conflict situations, understand what it takes to develop a negotiation mindset for success, and identify common tactics used by the world’s best negotiators. This Web seminar will help you recog...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Marketing You: Building a Personal Brand

In a consumer-driven society, marketing campaigns have a purpose of connecting brands with clients and customers. However, our own actions in the workplace and with our clients also create a brand: a personal brand, which may have positive and negative equity implications. Personal brand equity is formed from the quality of one’s work as well as the relational networks and executive presence that one establishes; all these elements contribute towards generating new and continuing clients, cu...
National Society of Professional Engineers

Lean Construction

Lean construction is a shift in a thought process towards collaborative project efficiency and quality to promote delivering a project to clients by maximizing value and minimizing waste while pursuing perfection. The goals of lean construction include: Constant simplification of processes; Encouraging input and collaboration from all project team members; Decreasing waste; Increasing efficiency; and Creating predictable work flow. The Webinar provides an overview of lean constructi...
National Society of Professional Engineers

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